The Cardinal Newman Society

The Cardinal Newman Society The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) was founded by Catholic college alumni to promote and defend faithful Catholic education, following upon Pope John Paul II’s 1990 release of the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic higher education, Ex corde Ecclesiae.

Report: Homeschooled students do better in college

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MANASSAS, Va. – Homeschooled students tend to achieve a high degree of academic success in college, and often outperform their peers, argue several administrators from faithful Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide.
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Students at Catholic university petition for free condoms

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BRONX, N.Y. – An unofficial student group at Fordham University petitioning the administration to make contraceptives available on campus has reportedly gained the support of more than 1,000 students, despite the fact that such a change to University policy would undermine Fordham’s Catholic identity.
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Pope Francis reaffirms family’s integral role in education

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MANASSAS, Va. – The family is “the primary place of education,” said Pope Francis to members of the Italian Catholic Adult Scout Movement, according to ZENIT’s translation of the address. The Holy Father stressed the importance of family in educating the next generation, forming vocations, and creating a community of love and life.
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Loyola University Chicago to host annual drag show

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CHICAGO – Loyola University Chicago (LUC) will be hosting its 8th Annual Drag Show on campus this week, according to an official student organization’s Facebook page. The event, hosted by LUC’s “LGBTQIA” student group Advocate, is part of “LGBTQIA Heritage Month.”
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DePaul University testing ‘Queer Peers’ mentorship program

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CHICAGO – DePaul University’s LGBTQA Student Services office is piloting a new initiative called “Queer Peers,” according to The DePaulia, in which “newly out students” are connected with current students. The student application for the program offers students the option to indicate gender-neutral pronouns and gives them the option to express interest in activism.
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